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Hellman, George S. (George Sidney), 1878-1958

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role Collector Dealer/Gallery
dates 1878-1958
city New York City
sex M
historical notes George Sidney Hellman (1878-1958), American author and editor, was a rare book, manuscript and art dealer and collector in New York City. He amassed collections of his own and helped secure major acquisitions for the Pierpont Morgan Library.

He founded and edited the literary magazine, East & West, 1900-1901; and from 1919 to 1920 served as director of the American Expeditionary Forces University's School of Fine Arts for service men in France. His publications include Washington Irving, Esquire (1925), The True Stevenson (1925), Benjamin N. Cardozo, American Judge (1940), and hundreds of book reviews and magazine articles.
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
George Sidney Hellman papers, 1888-1958, bulk (1900-1958). (MssCol 1376) see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1938-1947. see details...